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Cost of Living Comparison Between Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur Reverse

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You would need around 8,306.90RM (78,326.88฿) in Kuala Lumpur to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 89,000.00฿ in Bangkok (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 7.59% lower than in Bangkok
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kuala Lumpur are 11.99% lower than in Bangkok
Rent Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 21.01% lower than in Bangkok
Restaurant Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 10.85% higher than in Bangkok
Groceries Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 18.11% lower than in Bangkok
Local Purchasing Power in Kuala Lumpur is 79.46% higher than in Bangkok

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  Bangkok  Kuala Lumpur      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 50.00 ฿     75.43 ฿      +50.87 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 600.00 ฿     565.75 ฿      -5.71 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 149.50 ฿     113.15 ฿      -24.31 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 70.00 ฿     94.29 ฿      +34.70 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 110.00 ฿     113.15 ฿      +2.86 %
Cappuccino (regular) 65.74 ฿     92.68 ฿      +40.97 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 18.04 ฿     20.57 ฿      +13.99 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 9.69 ฿     12.64 ฿      +30.46 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 46.93 ฿     58.91 ฿      +25.52 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 34.94 ฿     28.26 ฿      -19.13 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 48.75 ฿     34.92 ฿      -28.37 %
Eggs (12) 57.83 ฿     42.87 ฿      -25.86 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 554.17 ฿     343.73 ฿      -37.97 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 121.46 ฿     104.04 ฿      -14.34 %
Apples (1kg) 86.70 ฿     78.57 ฿      -9.37 %
Oranges (1kg) 74.36 ฿     74.12 ฿      -0.33 %
Tomato (1kg) 51.72 ฿     33.86 ฿      -34.53 %
Potato (1kg) 61.88 ฿     29.83 ฿      -51.80 %
Lettuce (1 head) 38.54 ฿     28.58 ฿      -25.83 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.93 ฿     20.67 ฿      +29.79 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 ฿     471.46 ฿      -21.42 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 51.58 ฿     83.20 ฿      +61.30 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 98.12 ฿     109.02 ฿      +11.11 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 90.00 ฿     113.15 ฿      +25.72 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 25.00 ฿     18.86 ฿      -24.57 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 950.00 ฿     942.91 ฿      -0.75 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿     28.29 ฿      -19.18 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 5.00 ฿     10.84 ฿      +116.87 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 ฿     235.73 ฿      +135.73 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 38.89 ฿     20.10 ฿      -48.30 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 775,000.00 ฿     1,414,369.93 ฿      +82.50 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 3,389.84 ฿     1,424.82 ฿      -57.97 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.71 ฿     2.45 ฿      +43.43 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 639.80 ฿     1,364.87 ฿      +113.33 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,922.17 ฿     1,538.97 ฿      -19.94 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 357.14 ฿     223.16 ฿      -37.52 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 180.00 ฿     132.01 ฿      -26.66 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,083.33 ฿     2,356.05 ฿      +13.09 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,554.24 ฿     1,564.38 ฿      +0.65 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 2,898.78 ฿     2,704.59 ฿      -6.70 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 2,916.67 ฿     2,533.69 ฿      -13.13 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 20,714.66 ฿     23,229.95 ฿      +12.14 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 10,941.18 ฿     12,674.93 ฿      +15.85 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 56,674.21 ฿     38,187.99 ฿      -32.62 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 28,788.08 ฿     18,534.98 ฿      -35.62 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 108,823.53 ฿     93,476.21 ฿      -14.10 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 70,714.29 ฿     46,353.71 ฿      -34.45 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 22,809.49 ฿     36,025.84 ฿      +57.94 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 6.14     5.04      -17.86 %
 
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